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NASEMSO Contributes Report of its Activities on Response to the Opoid Epidemic for May 3 NSA Roundtable

May 1, 2018

NASEMSO has compiled a report detailing current programs that it has conducted in response to the national opioid epidemic to the May 3, 2018, Opioid Roundtable, hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) and the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security in Washington, DC. U.S.

Download the NASEMSO report here

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NASEMSO Program Manager Kevin McGinnis Named as 2018 Top 10 Innovator in EMS

April 30, 2018

The winners of this year’s EMS10: Innovators in EMS awards were announced today following a closed formal presentation on Feb. 20, 2018, at an exclusive banquet, hosted as part of EMS Today 2018 in Charlotte, NC. A panel of professional EMS colleagues and peers selected the distinguished winners, who each displayed initiative, creative thinking, action-orientation and a desire to positively impact EMS, patients and their communities. See photo of winners.

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NASEMSO Joins the Road to Zero in Releasing Proposed Framework for Eliminating Deaths by 2020

April 19, 2018

NASEMSO – as a member of the Road to Zero Coalition and its Steering Group, managed by the National Safety Council – released a comprehensive report, “The Road to Zero: A Vision for Achieving Zero Roadway Deaths by 2050,” explicitly laying out strategies for ending all roadway deaths in the United States by 2050. It is the first time in the nation’s history that so many organizations – more than 600 – have collaborated to put forth a comprehensive plan to address motor vehicle fatalities, which have been increasing after years of decline. The report is released in the midst of a national discussion about infrastructure and the need to rebuild our nation’s transportation systems. Learn more.

GHSA releases updated “Guide for Effectively Partnering with State Highway Safety Offices”

April 18, 2018

The Governors Highway Safety Association is pleased to release the April 2018 edition of its Guide for Effectively Partnering with State Highway Safety Offices. First published in 2004, this comprehensive update builds upon the original document to help organizations identify how they can best collaborate with State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs). The guide includes: a checklist for successfully partnering with SHSOs; case studies of innovative state partnerships; an overview of the ins and outs of how SHSOs work; and tips for executing both funded and non-funded partnerships.

RWJF Nurses Week Video Challenge — Submit by Apr. 24, 2018

April 12, 2018

The It Takes A Nurse Facebook community is organizing a special Nurses Week 2018 video contest to show the world how nurses change lives and transform communities! It’s very easy to enter – just film a 30-75 second video about how you (or a nurse friend!) are going above and beyond to promote healthy lifestyles and email it to Enter by April 24 for a chance to win (check out the contest guidelines here). The videos will be reviewed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and we have exciting prizes! Shoot us a message on our Facebook page if you have any questions!

Rob Wagoner Recognized with 2017 Rocco V. Morando Lifetime Achievement Award

April 5, 2018

The National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) recently announced Rob Wagoner as the recipient of the 2017 Rocco V. Morando Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, presented by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and sponsored by NREMT, is a prestigious honor recognizing a lifetime of commitment, contribution and leadership to emergency medical services.

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